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Career Break Opportunities

Many  people come to a point in their lives when they might want to take a career break. They may look for a change or find that they look for a life more meaningful, than their present situation. Camphill can really benefit from people that bring life experience, a certain maturity and idealism. Talk to us regarding different opportunities, that exist.

We are particularly interested to hear from people with relavant or transferable experiences, such as social care, social work, farming, horticulture, crafts or other experience. Our communities will assist with training, supervision and mentoring to ensure that the new experience is a positive one.

Vacancies

Please Note Shortterm refers to vacancies with upto 1 year commitment

 

1 Short term Co-worker From 01 Sep 2019

Camphill Community Dingle is looking for a volunteer from September 2019, 18 years and older, with enthusiasm, who has a keen interest of working with adults with special needs and can commit for 12 months. Previous personal or professional experience engaging with individuals with intellectual disability, farming and gardening, crafts, music and homemaking will also be considered an advantage. 


A good command of written and spoken English is a requirement.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 0
Dingle Community View Heredingle CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Uta Jensen Volunteer.Dingle@camphill.ie +353 66 915 2512

Short term volunteers From 01 Sep 2019

Male and Female Volunteers We are always looking for motivated, energetic and responsible volunteers interested in joining our life sharing community to live and work alongside adults with special needs. You will join a vibrant young team of about 12 -14 young adults between the ages of 18-24 from many different countries. The role involves living in a household in the community together with adults with special needs, supporting them in their day to day needs and work life. This role would best suit empathetic, caring and responsible people with a strong sense of commitment. Good English is essential and preference is given to those who can commit for the full year. Please do get in touch with us personally to explore more about the role, we are very happy to answer any questions that you may have. You can make contact by email or phone - Contact Ben Gamble on 00353 45 481597 or 00353 85 1311608.


A keen interest in adults with special needs is required. An interest in social care, art, music, farming/gardening, homemaking or a specific craft is an advantage. English language is a key requirement. Full training and induction into the role will be provided as well as mandatory external training. Reflective supervision is provided on a one to one basis at regular intervals.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble admin.thebridge@camphill.ie 00353 45 481597 OR 00353 85 1311608

Short Term Co worker From 01 Sep 2019

We are looking for motivated, energetic and responsible volunteers interested in joining our life sharing community to live and work alongside adults with special needs. You will join a vibrant young team of about 12 -14 young adults between the ages of 18-24 from many different countries. The role involves living in a household in the community together with adults with special needs, supporting them in their day to day needs and work life. This role would best suit empathetic, caring and responsible people with a strong sense of commitment. Good English is essential and preference is given to those who can commit for the full year. Please do get in touch with us personally to explore more about the role, we are very happy to answer any questions that you may have. You can make contact by email or phone - Contact Ben Gamble on 00353 45 481597 or 00353 85 1311608.


A keen interest in adults with special needs is required. An interest in social care, art, music, farming/gardening, homemaking or a specific craft is an advantage. English language is a key requirement. Full training and induction into the role will be provided as well as mandatory external training. Reflective supervision is provided on a one to one basis at regular intervals.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18
The Bridge Community View Herethebridge CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Ben Gamble admin.thebridge@camphill.ie 00353 45481597 - 00353 851311608

1 Lifesharing Live-In Short term Co-worker From 15 Sep 2019

We are looking for young people, over 21 years old, to volunteer in Camphill Community Mountshannon, preferably for a year, to work with us with our friends with special needs. Our peoples needs vary, some may require more physical care than others, others may need encouragement and social support. They all need different levels of care/ help/ support one way or another so that they can achieve their best in contributing to life in the community and achieving their personal goals, here and in the wider commmunity. We like to welcome people who come with a genuine interest in working with people. Good English is essential and a willingness to be flexible and involved in all sort of activities from care to work to leisure supports inside and outside.


Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 21
Mountshannon Community View Heremountshannon CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: camphillmountshannon@gmail.com 061 926840

2 Lifesharing Live-In Co-worker From 30 Sep 2019

We are looking for motivated, energetic and responsible volunteers interested in joining our life sharing community to live and work alongside adults with special needs. You will join a vibrant young team of about 20-25 young adults from many different countries. The role involves living in a household in the community together with adults with special needs, supporting them in their day to day needs and work life. This role would best suit empathetic, caring and responsible people with a strong sense of commitment. Good English is essential and preference is given to those who can commit for the full year. Please do get in touch with us personally to explore more about the role, we are very happy to answer any questions that you may have. You can make contact by email or phone - Contact Claire McCreesh on volunteer.duffcarrig@camphill.ie; +353 87 182 6510 A keen interest in adults with special needs is required. An interest in social care, art, music, farming/gardening, homemaking or a specific craft is an advantage. English language is a key requirement. Full training and induction into the role will be provided as well as mandatory external training. We look forward to hearing from you.


Qualifications: Good level of English (essential). Good communication skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Previous experience in Camphill (very good but not essential). We'll provide training for this task. We need caring, enthusiastic and organized people who are able to help take care of the house, residents and also join our workshops.  

Period: Minimum 6 months Minimum Age 18
Duffcarrig Community View Hereduffcarrig CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Claire McCreesh volunteer.duffcarrig@camphill.ie +353 (0) 871826510

1 Short Term Co-Worker Land Work From 01 Oct 2019

Camphill Community Dingle is looking for a volunteer from October 2019, 18 years and older, with enthusiasm, who has a keen interest in working with adults with special needs in the areas of land, garden and farm and can commit for 12 months. Previous personal or professional experience engaging with individuals with intellectual disability, farming and gardening, crafts, music will also be considered an advantage. 


A good command of written and spoken English is a requirement.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18
Dingle Community View Heredingle CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Uta Jensen volunteer.dingle@camphill.ie +353 66 916 25 12

1 Short term Co-worker From 01 Jan 2020

Camphill Community Dingle is looking for a volunteer from January 2020, 18 years and older, with enthusiasm, who has a keen interest of working with adults with special needs and can commit for 12 months. Previous personal or professional experience engaging with individuals with intellectual disability, farming and gardening, crafts, music and homemaking will also be considered an advantage. 


A good command of written and spoken English is a requirement.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 18
Dingle Community View Heredingle CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: Uta Jensen Volunteer.Dingle@camphill.ie +353 66 915 2512

2 Lifesharing Live-In Junior Coworkers From 01 Jul 2020

We are interested to hear from enthusiastic young men and women who would like to spend a year sharing our community life in a small town near Kilkenny. Volunteers will join a house community supporting adults with a variey of needs. Some of those we support have high needs, including physical / intimate care and constant supervision. Others live in their own accommondation and need friends visiting regularly to support them as they manage their own lives. Our life is challenging for all, and very rewarding for those who engage and participate fully. Good English is essential, and it helps if you bring energy, initiative and humour! In your application, please answer these two additional questions: 1: when are you free to start? 2: how long do you wish to stay?


Basic induction and training will be provided.

Period: Minimum 1 year Minimum Age 19
Callan Community View Herecallan CommunityApply Now
For more info contact: info.callan@camphill.ie

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